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William Yates (1797-1854)

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1797 Born in Blackburn

1851 William Yates 54, engineer and iron founder, lived in Blackburn, with Robert Yates 29, engineer, Elizabeth Yates 26, Isabella Yates 24, John Yates 22, engineer, Margaret Yates 16, James Yates 14[1]

1854 Buried in Blackburn[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. BMD